Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £412 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Development Operations Engineer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 89 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 - +112
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 35 32 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.42% 1.91% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 1.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £412 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.89% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £433 £425 -
% change year-on-year +1.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,369 1,621 1,229
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 96.60% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 777 682
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £215 £241 £220
90th Percentile £575 £530 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 74 52
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £16.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.26% +41.08% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.48 £20.00 £15.88
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.55% +23.21% -

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Milton Keynes

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Milton Keynes

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Milton Keynes

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) DevOps
2 22 (62.86%) Git (software)
3 21 (60.00%) Linux
4 20 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 17 (48.57%) Ansible
6 16 (45.71%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (45.71%) Python
7 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (34.29%) JIRA
8 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
8 12 (34.29%) Confluence
9 11 (31.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (28.57%) OpenShift
10 10 (28.57%) REST
10 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (28.57%) Web Services
11 9 (25.71%) RESTful
11 9 (25.71%) Docker
11 9 (25.71%) Microservices
12 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (22.86%) Open Source
12 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
12 8 (22.86%) XML
12 8 (22.86%) IBM
12 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
12 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
12 8 (22.86%) Terraform
13 7 (20.00%) SOAP
13 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
13 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (34.29%) Confluence
2 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) EPiServer
3 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
4 3 (8.57%) CMS
4 3 (8.57%) Umbraco
5 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.71%) JBoss
5 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (2.86%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (28.57%) OpenShift
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (11.43%) IaaS
4 4 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (8.57%) PaaS
5 3 (8.57%) SaaS
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
6 2 (5.71%) GitHub
6 2 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.86%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.00%) NuoDB
3 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (17.14%) Redis
4 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
5 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (8.57%) MySQL
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.86%) DB2
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Git (software)
2 20 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 12 (34.29%) JIRA
4 6 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (8.57%) Gradle
5 3 (8.57%) Selenium
6 2 (5.71%) GitLab
6 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.86%) git-flow
7 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) REST
1 10 (28.57%) Web Services
2 9 (25.71%) RESTful
3 8 (22.86%) XML
4 7 (20.00%) JSON
4 7 (20.00%) Middleware
4 7 (20.00%) SOAP
5 6 (17.14%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (11.43%) RAML
6 4 (11.43%) Swagger
6 4 (11.43%) YAML
7 3 (8.57%) LAMP
7 3 (8.57%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.86%) HTML
8 1 (2.86%) iOS SDK
8 1 (2.86%) Spring
8 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.86%) Velocity
8 1 (2.86%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
1 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.71%) Microservices
6 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
6 8 (22.86%) Open Source
7 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL
9 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
10 2 (5.71%) Deployment Automation
10 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (5.71%) Scrum
10 2 (5.71%) Task Automation
11 1 (2.86%) API Development
11 1 (2.86%) BDD
11 1 (2.86%) Problem-Solving
11 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
11 1 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Python
2 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
3 6 (17.14%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (17.14%) Ruby
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.57%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) VBScript
6 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.86%) Korn
6 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) Ansible
2 8 (22.86%) Terraform
3 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.71%) Kibana
4 2 (5.71%) logstash
4 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.86%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) IBM
1 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.57%) F5
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Google
3 2 (5.71%) New Relic
3 2 (5.71%) Nokia
4 1 (2.86%) Apple
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Percona
4 1 (2.86%) SaltStack